Announcing the JDBC Driver 6.0 for SQL Server

We are pleased to announce the release of the Microsoft JDBC Driver 6.0 for SQL Server! Like the preview drivers, it brings support for: Always Encrypted Azure Active Directory authentication Table-Valued Parameters Internationalized Domain Names (IDN) Extended support for Parameterized Queries Transparent connections to AlwaysOn Availability Groups The JDBC Driver 6.0 for SQL Server is…

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Get the new Microsoft JDBC Driver 6.0 Preview

Today, we are pleased to announce the availability of the second community technical preview (CTP) of the Microsoft JDBC 6.0 Driver for SQL Server! This new driver now supports Table-Valued Parameters and Azure Active Directory. In addition to these new features, we have added additionally functionality for Always Encrypted. The driver also supports Internationalized Domain Names and Parameterized…

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Preview the new Microsoft JDBC Driver 6.0 for SQL Server

Today, we are pleased to announce the availability of the Community Technology Preview (CTP) of the Microsoft JDBC 6.0 Driver for SQL Server! This new driver now supports Always Encrypted, Internationalized Domain Names, Parameterized Queries, and is fully compliant with JDBC specifications 4.1 and 4.2. To read the full release communication, you can click here. JDBC Driver Version…

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Preview the new JDBC 4.2 for SQL Server Driver

Greetings SQL Server developers and users, Today we are pleased to announce availability of the Community Technology Preview (CTP) of the Microsoft JDBC 4.2 Driver for SQL Server!  This driver now supports the Java Development Kit 8 (JDK8), bulk load, better XA transaction handling and full compliance with JDBC 4.2 specification. To read the full release…

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Microsoft JDBC Driver Now Supports JDK7

Greetings SQL Server developers and users, On December 12, 2014, we released Microsoft JDBC Driver 4.1 for SQL Server.  This driver now supports the Java Development Kit 7 (JDK7). JDBC Driver Version JRE Versions JDBC API Version 4.1 1.5, 1.6, 1.7 3.0, 4.0 For further details, you can click here. You can also download it from…

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The Microsoft JDBC Driver now supports JRE 7

Greetings Developer Community,    The Microsoft JDBC Driver 4.0 for SQL Server now supports JRE 7.  If you have applications running against JRE 6 (or 5) and roll them forward to execute against JRE7, the Microsoft JDBC driver is now fully supported.  It’s important to note that: This is valid only for the latest Microsoft JDBC…

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How Would You Use Table Valued Parameters (TVP)?

Many of you have asked for Table Valued Parameters (TVP) support in the Microsoft JDBC Driver for SQL Server.  We have added TVP support to our roadmap and are gathering requirements (we don’t have an availability date yet).    We would like to hear more details about how you would use TVP’s and how TVP’s…

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Microsoft JDBC Driver 4.0 for SQL Server Released!

Dear SQL Server Developer Community, I am pleased to report that the Microsoft JDBC Driver 4.0 for SQL Server is now released.  Thank you for all your great feedback on our three community technology previews (CTP).  Our 4.0 release contains some great features which I would like to highlight. Pure Java Kerberos Customers using non-Windows…

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Hotfix Available for Date Issue When Using JRE 1.7

Dear SQL Server developers and users: Thank you for your ongoing support of the Microsoft JDBC Driver for SQL Server.  Some of you reported problems with dates when using JRE 1.7. The Microsoft JDBC Driver for SQL Server currently supports JRE 1.5 & JRE 1.6, however we have made modifications to return correct date values…

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Patch Available for SQL Server and Java 6 update 30

Dear SQL Server developers and users: Thank you for your ongoing support of the Microsoft JDBC Driver for SQL Server.  We have an update on the connection issues some of you experienced when using Java 6 update 29 and above. Java 6 update 29 (6u29) introduced a change to how data is sent to databases…

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